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Rensselaer Celebrates Two Graduates Who Engineered Fenway Park
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Rensselaer joined with the Boston Red Sox and baseball fans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park and to honor two alumni who played a key role in designing and building the storied ballpark.

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Campus Invited to 10th Annual President’s Commencement Colloquy May 25
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Rensselaer will honor leaders from each branch of the U.S. government, along with pioneers in the business and academic sectors, at its 206th Commencement on May 26

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Yaron Danon To Lead New Gaerttner LINAC Center
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Nuclear engineering expert Yaron Danon has been named director of the new Gaerttner Linear Accelerator (LINAC) Center within the School of Engineering.

Rensselaer To Host 12th Annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning
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To highlight the importance of preparing students here and elsewhere for success in tomorrow’s highly competitive global labor market, the 12th annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning will focus on “Surviving the Future—Preparing Students for the World They’ll Inhabit.”

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HASS Announces “Department of Communication and Media” Name Change
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President Shirley Ann Jackson has announced an important change in the name of a department in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS).

EMPAC Presents musikFabrik                     Sunday, May 13
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The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) will present musikFabrik, one of Europe’s foremost new music ensembles, in concert Sunday, May 13.

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Singapore Delegation Visits Campus
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Rensselaer academic leaders, administrators, and students recently hosted a high-level delegation from Singapore led by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister, and Lawrence Wong, minister of state for education.

Georges Belfort Recognized by Elite Scientific Societies
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World-leading bioseparations expert Georges Belfort visited Germany and Italy last month as part of two prestigious honors from elite European scientific societies.

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focus: Habitat For Humanity
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Several community-minded students spent their spring break completing various construction duties as part of the Habitat for Humanity’s annual Collegiate Challenge.

2012 Astrobiology Science Conference Highlights James Ferris’ Science Career and Research
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Students, mentees, and scientific collaborators of Professor of Chemistry James Ferris gathered at a special session of the 2012 Astrobiology Science Conference to honor the scientist.

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Rensselaer Hosts Inaugural Take Back the Night Event
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More than 30 years ago, 100 women began to stand up and speak out against sexual violence under the banner of “Take Back the Night.”

A Night To Remember: Seventh Annual Relay For Life
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More than 1,100 members of the Rensselaer community, along with family and friends, participated in the seventh annual Relay For Life event, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

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Manufacturing Innovation and Economic Growth Showcased at CATS Conference
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Michael Molnar delivered the keynote address at the Rensselaer Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS) 2012 Technology Showcase and Conference.

Earth Day in Prospect Park
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The City of Troy and the Friends of Prospect Park hosted their annual Earth Day celebration with a work day in the park. Close to 40 Rensselaer students volunteered their services for the day.

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